India’s Vodafone Idea Inks 5-Year IBM Cloud Contract

Source: LightReading ARMONK, NY — IBM signed a multi-million-dollar five-year agreement with Vodafone Idea to deliver an enhanced customer experience to millions of connected consumers and businesses in India. In addition, this engagement will also contribute to Vodafone Idea’s merger objectives by reducing its IT related costs. The collaboration will provide Vodafone Idea with a … Read more

Japan’s Fukui Bank migrates to IBM Cloud to enable operational transformation

Source: Gigabit Magazine Japan-based bank Fukui Bank has announced that it will migrate its distributed process system to IBM Cloud to drive an operational transformation. In doing so, the bank aims to create a more flexible IT environment, improve operational security and address customer needs. It will also help Fukui Bank enhance its initiative to … Read more

Why IBM Stock Could Keep Soaring

Source: The Motley Fool The company’s vision for the future of cloud computing seems to line up with what’s happening in the market. The first three months of 2019 were kind to shares of International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM). The stock lost about 25% of it value in 2018 after being dragged down by the brutal … Read more

IBM Cloud – not just for big business

Source: Offering multi-tenant and dedicated bare metal environments gives organisations required assurances  Declan Hussey, DNA IT Solutions The way organisations consume technology is constantly evolving. As organisations’ appetite for technology adoption has increased, they want to consume these services on a strategic, managed basis. The cloud has enabled this, by removing many of the … Read more

AWS, Microsoft and Google push on with hybrid cloud strategies

Source: SearchCloudComputing As enterprises’ appetite for hybrid cloud grows, the rivalry between AWS, Microsoft, and Google will increasingly revolve around on-premises environments. Initially, public cloud growth stemmed largely from the demand of startups, particularly content and social media companies. But now, enterprise demand has spurred the creation of hybrid cloud technologies based on cloud-native services … Read more

IBM to retailers: We’ll manage your cloud, no AWS required

Source: ZDNet The retail sector has been among the slowest industries to adopt new technologies, but with the continued rise of unified commerce — the catch-all term for shopping experiences meant to flow seamlessly from in-store to online — retailers are increasingly more willing to ramp up their tech transitions and explore the cloud. The … Read more

IBM plans Asian rollout for POWER-powered cloud

Source: itnews AIX users score a cloudy upgrade path as Big Blue takes on AWS and pals with AI-tuned services. IBM’s cloud will soon offers more IaaS and AI services powered by its own POWER9 CPUs. Big Blue has previously offered POWER CPUs for infrastructure-as-a-service, but limited their availability to just one data center in … Read more